Vermont educators give high ratings for “Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum” facilitated by VtSBDC and Castleton

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (Dec. 28, 2020) – Fourteen educators from around the state recently completed a virtual graduate course “Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum,”  a collaboration between Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) and Castleton University that took place from October through December. The three-credit course was designed to provide teachers with an entrepreneurship curriculum they can […]


Creativity & Innovation course sparks entrepreneurial spirit at Vermont Technical College

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (Nov. 5, 2020) – Research shows that organizations need leaders who are creative thinkers eager to thrive in a climate that fosters innovation. To meet those needs, Vermont Technical College (VTC), Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) and the Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VtVLC) will introduce the course “Creativity & Innovation” for […]


Vermont Small Business Development Center announces State Star 2020

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, VT (Oct. 21, 2020) — State Director, Linda Rossi, announced that Debra Boudrieau has been selected as the 2020 State Star of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC). The award, bestowed annually, celebrates a member of the organization’s team for exceptional commitment to small business success. “Due to COVID-19 we have to […]


Kate Paterson joins Vermont Small Business Development Center

2 minute read RANDOLPH, VT (Oct. 1, 2020) – Linda Rossi, State Director of Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), announced the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the organization’s Program Operations Analyst.  Paterson’s responsibilities encompass data analysis, the collection of key performance measures, developing and enhancing internal and external processes and resources and modernizing the organization of documents […]


VtSBDC to host two events during 2020 NEK Entrepreneurship Week

2 minute read NORTHEAST KINGGDOM, Vermont (Sept. 23, 2020) – Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) will virtually host two events during NEK Entrepreneurship Week, October 12 -17, 2020, along with eight other partner organizations. Participants can look forward to a week’s worth of fun and inspiring virtual events hosted by local makerspaces, coworking spaces, and resource providers. […]


The Starting Point – VtSBDC Blog

2 minute read The Vermont Small Business Development Center is excited to launch The Starting Point, our new online blog. As a natural extension of virtual advising, the blog will be the new home for existing “Client Features” and include two new sections: “Business News” and “Tips and Tools.” As the demand for small business advising increased significantly […]


Our 2019 Annual Report – VtSBDC

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Student Entrepreneurship Day – Visual Media Competition – Results and Entries 2020

< 1 minute read We are delighted to announce the placements for the 11th Annual Entrepreneurship – Visual Media Competition – as below.  We wish this announcement had been at the event today – cancelled due to weather.  We want to congratulate all of the students with winning entries as well as all of the students who submitted entries […]


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